It's a deal! Well, sort of: Boris Johnson has an agreement with the Europeans, but now he has to somehow get it through parliament.
Switzerland goes to the polls on Sunday, but its unusual yet effective constitutional structure shields it from some of the normal incidents of democracy.
Election news from around the world. This week Afghanistan, Tunisia, Mozambique and Austria.
Poland's strongman wins re-election, despite the fact that the opposition won more votes.
Polish voters have the opportunity tomorrow either to deliver a check to the worldwide campaign to wind back liberal democracy, or to give it further momentum.
Poland looks set for a very close election on Sunday, with its right-wing government starting as a narrow favorite.
The decision about prorogation is not the only controversy Britain's supreme court has engaged in recently. An attempt to rein in the intelligence services raised some similar issues.
A good result for the opinion polls, as Portuguese voters deliver a vote of confidence in their centre-left government.
Portugal's election on Sunday is expected to produce a triumph for the centre-left – rather an untypical thing in Europe these days.
Another week, another round of Brexit manoeuvring. Is the British government serious about a deal?